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Here are some photo highlights from a trip I took early March to the Great Sand Dunes National Park and Preserve and the San Luis Valley, located in south-central Colorado. It's... — Updated 4/23/2020 Full story

 

Colorful Colorado

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Colorful Colorado: A look at Colorado's deer

Colorado is home to two species of deer: the mule deer and the white-tailed deer. Mule deer, sometimes referred to as "mulies," are indigenous to western North America and can be fo... — Updated 3/2/2020 Full story

 
 By Karin Hill    Activities

Colorful Colorado

In this month's Colorful Colorado, we feature an animal that is commonly seen in open fields and grassland, especially along Goldfield Drive, Fontaine Boulevard and Powers... — Updated 1/29/2020

 

Introducing Colorful Colorado, a new feature about Colorado's wildlife

A mountain goat traverses rocky terrain at Mt. Evans last August. Mountain goats and bighorn sheep are a common site in the area. Starting later this month, the Fountain Valley... — Updated 1/8/2020

 

When to Rescue

With nestling season in full bloom and the recent hailstorm in our area, I found it most appropriate to write about when and how to rescue birds and wildlife. This is the time of... — Updated 6/27/2018

 

Colorful Colorado

For the entire photo spread click the following link: http://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/cranes_2018-4-18-18.pdf Every year over 20,000 Sandhill Cranes stop at the Monte... — Updated 4/18/2018 Full story

 

Colorful Colorado

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Colorful Colorado

This month in our Colorful Colorado special feature, photojournalists Karen Johnson and Danyar Volkov share photos of mountain wildlife observed this winter and early spring. To... — Updated 3/7/2018 Full story

 

Colorful Colorado

This month's Colorful Colorado profile features photos of a variety of birds taken by Photojournalist Karen Johnson at the 34th Annual Crane Festival March 10-12 in Monte Vista.... — Updated 3/7/2018 Full story

 

Colorful Colorado A Living Legacy; The Wild Mustangs of Sand Wash Basin

Colorful Colorado profile features photos of wild mustangs taken by Photojournalist Karen Johnson at the Sand Wash Basin in Northwest Colorado Too see lots more photos and related... — Updated 3/7/2018 Full story

 

A Look into the Life of the Wild Mustangs of Sand Wash Basin

Colorful Colorado profile features photos of wild mustangs taken by Photojournalist Karen Johnson at the Sand Wash Basin in Northwest Colorado Too see lots more photos and related... — Updated 3/7/2018 Full story

 

Screech Owls

Talk about masters of disguise! The Screech Owl becomes one with its home. Don't think that because you've never seen one that they are not around us. Even when you know where they... — Updated 3/7/2018

 

The Majestic Bald and Golden Eagles of Colorado

Here is a pictorial journey of the many eagles I was blessed to see and photograph during a recent trip through the Colorado mountains and on over to the Western Slope. Enjoy! To vi... — Updated 3/2/2018 Full story

 

Great Horned Owls of Fountain Creek

To see a variety of photos of the owls of Fountain Creek click the website link http://www.epcan.com/home/customer_files/pdfs/alternate/great_horned_owls_of_foun... — Updated 1/9/2018  Website

 

Hawks of El Paso County

The latest Colorful Colorado feature focuses on raptors, Fountain's Bird Whisperer Doug Harling shares photos of the many varieties of hawks who make their home in El Paso County.... — Updated 11/1/2017 Full story

 

Autumn Splendor Arrives

News Photojournalist Karen AuBuchon Johnson took these photos of the changing colors in Colorado's high country at 9,000 - 10,000 feet in elevation near Fairplay, on September 17.... — Updated 9/27/2017 Full story

 

Meet Fountain Nature Photographer and "Bird Whisperer" Doug Harling

Editor's Note: It is a real pleasure for us to introduce you to Fountain resident Douglas Harling this week. He is not only a gifted nature photographer, as you will see in the phot... — Updated 9/27/2017 Full story

 

Corrections & Clarifications

In the Sept. 13 edition of this newspaper the photo featured titled “Colorful Colorado, A Living Legacy: The Wild Mustangs of Sand Wash Basin” incorrectly stated that herd population control (of the wild mustangs) is now... — Updated 9/27/2017 Full story

 

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